ENG 356: Modern American Novel

 

Dr. Hefner 3 credits

          This course will cover some of the major developments in American fiction between World Wars I and II, examining forms of experimentation in both canonical and non-canonical works. Organized around several interrelated thematic nodes, the course will investigate questions of nativism and ethnic identity, language and modernism, literary subgenres, popular vs. high culture, aesthetic innovation, the modernist reimagining of regional roots, etc.

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